Discover Tokyo's Otaku Culture with a Local Host

Discover Tokyo's Otaku Culture with a Local Host
Private & Custom Tours > Private Sightseeing Tours > Private Tours
$64.26
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

Otaku is used to describe anyone who’s a fan of anime, manga and cosplay to name a few - and whilst it might also be known as “geek” culture, otaku is celebrated and enjoyed by adults and kids alike.On this personalised experience with a Local Host, explore Japan’s most famous otaku neighbourhoods, visit a shopping centre that’s dedicated to all things otaku, stroll through a district famous for being a cosplayer’s hangout and browse huge electric and gaming stores. With a Local Host to navigate, get ready to immerse yourself in a unique part of Tokyo’s contemporary culture!

What You'll Do

Join a like-minded Local Host on this personalised experience and explore the weird and wonderful world of otaku - Japan’s ‘geek culture’ as it’s also known. But don’t let that fool you, otaku is celebrated by Japanese people young and old!

Stroll through the neighbourhoods that are most famous for their otaku credentials; from Akihabara, the mothership of anime culture to Odaiba, where cosplayers gather to check out each other’s style, you’ll see some of the best otaku spots in the city.

Browse the stores and shopping centres where otaku fans gather and buy everything from comics to electronics, like the popular Nakano Broadway shopping centre and the huge electric stores in Akihabara.

Get to know your Local Host, who will give you a unique local perspective into this culture; whether you’re a newbie or you already love anime and want to discover the best spots in the city for all things otaku, your Local Host will create a personalised experience based around what you’d most like to explore.

What To Expect

* Get to know the world of otaku, or ‘geek’ culture - meaning all things anime, manga, cosplay and gaming to name a few
* Explore the neighbourhoods that are famous for being the centre of otaku culture
* Browse stores where you can find anything from games to comics, cosplay costumes to electronics
* Stroll through areas where cosplayers hang out and see the incredible costumes
* Buy some otaku souvenirs to take home with you while you browse, or search for something specific in an otaku themed shopping centre
* Get to know your Local Host, who will give you tips and tricks for other places to visit during your stay

Otaku is used to describe anyone who’s a fan of anime, manga and cosplay to name a few - and whilst it might also be known as “geek” culture, otaku is celebrated and enjoyed by adults and kids alike.On this personalised experience with a Local Host, explore Japan’s most famous otaku neighbourhoods, visit a shopping centre that’s dedicated to all things otaku, stroll through a district famous for being a cosplayer’s hangout and browse huge electric and gaming stores. With a Local Host to navigate, get ready to immerse yourself in a unique part of Tokyo’s contemporary culture!